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Travis Browne-Ben Rothwell on tap for UFC on FOX 4

While Travis Browne continues to train in case an injury occurs and he needs to step in at UFC 146 later this month, “Hapa” now has an opponent confirmed for his next fight and it isn’t attached to the May card.

Rather, Browne will meet Ben Rothwell at UFC on FOX 4. The show is scheduled for August 4 with Los Angeles serving as host.

Rothwell (32-8) positioned himself nicely in the UFC’s heavyweight division by knocking out Brendan Schaub last month. The win not only evened his UFC mark at 2-2 but gave him a quality win in the promotion.

Meanwhile, Browne (13-0-1) should post a great challenge for Rothwell. Stefan Struve and Chad Griggs are among Browne’s latest victims, the latter of which came at the same card as Rothwell’s win over Schaub.

The UFC on FOX 4 lineup is shaping up nicely, as Ryan Bader-Lyoto Machida, Hector Lombard-Brian Stann, and Joe Lauzon-Terry Etim are also expected to take place that night.


  • Rece Rock says:

    Should be a fun one to watch… I’ll take Browne.

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  • MCM says:

    Rothwell takes punches at least as well as Roy Nelson, but Browne is a giant beast of human being. It’s tough one but I think I’ll take Browne by Dec.

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  • fanoftna33 says:

    Great time to make this fight, I will take Rothwell by late ko.

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  • moosebaby02 says:

    Like them both but have to go with Browne by ko 3rd

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  • Angry Mike says:

    I’m leaning toward Rothwell. He has more experience and was in the best condition of his career in the fight with Schaub. I think he realizes he has to win to keep his contract with UFC.

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